How to get a perfect topknot: Rake the front of your hair to one side and pull your hair into a high ponytail. Wrap the ponytail around the base of the elastic, but leave one piece out for the next step. Secure your bun with a few bobby pins. Take
**First, separate the front part of your hair into one section and pin a piece of lace or ribbon right behind it. Using the lace as one of your strands, braid the front of your hair and pin behind your ear.
It's actually done with oil pastels. Just rub the pastel crayon on a small, damp section of hair. Then hit it with the curling iron. (I've also done it on my dry hair. Just wet the pastel and rub it on!) Great for temporary hair color